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Audiobooks Narrated by Adjoa Andoh

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  1. Troy: Our Greatest Story Retold Audiobook Troy: Our Greatest Story Retold
  2. A Christmas to Remember: The enchanting new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Anton Du Beke Audiobook A Christmas to Remember: The enchanting new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Anton Du Beke
  3. A Del of a Life: The hilarious new memoir from the national treasure Audiobook A Del of a Life: The hilarious new memoir from the national treasure
  4. Hungry: The Highly Anticipated Memoir from One of the Greatest Food Writers of All Time Audiobook Hungry: The Highly Anticipated Memoir from One of the Greatest Food Writers of All Time
  5. I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day Audiobook I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day
  6. Ghosts Audiobook Ghosts
  7. Rag-and-Bone Christmas Audiobook Rag-and-Bone Christmas
  8. 19th Christmas: (Women's Murder Club 19) Audiobook 19th Christmas: (Women's Murder Club 19)
  9. Why Mummy’s Sloshed: The Bigger the Kids, the Bigger the Drink Audiobook Why Mummy’s Sloshed: The Bigger the Kids, the Bigger the Drink
  10. Tomorrow Will Be A Good Day: My Autobiography Audiobook Tomorrow Will Be A Good Day: My Autobiography
Code Name Bananas Audiobook

Code Name Bananas

Go back in time with No. 1 bestselling author David Walliams for a whizz-bang epic adventure of action, laughter and secret plots – and the extraordinary friendship between a little boy and a huge gorilla that just might save the day… 1940. Britain is at war with Nazi Germany. Eleven-year-old Eric spends his days at the place that makes him most happy: London Zoo. And there’s one animal in particular he loves: Gertrude the gorilla. With bombs falling all over London, Eric must rescue Gertrude. Together with his Uncle Sid, a keeper at the zoo, the three go on the run. But while hiding out at the seaside they uncover a top-secret Nazi plot… Join David Walliams on this action-packed, laugh-out-loud adventure for all the family!

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Weird Tales: A BBC Radio collection of chilling plays inspired by H.P. Lovecraft Audiobook

Weird Tales: A BBC Radio collection of chilling plays inspired by H.P. Lovecraft

Eleven uncanny stories inspired by the master of uncanny terror, H.P. Lovecraft One hundred years ago, H.P. Lovecraft created the Necronomicon, a grimoire of lost souls, magical rites and forbidden lore. Now, locked away, the hoarder of horror is after new voices, new blood, to add to his collection. Listen as he shares the tales that come to him, whispered through the keyhole and written in the dust. From ghost stories to encounters with demons, haunted houses and a fateful Celtic goddess, they will draw you into his claustrophobic and disturbing world, stir your imagination and awaken your deepest fears and nightmares... Introduced by Stephen Hogan as H.P. Lovecraft, these chilling, intimate dramas feature full casts including Elizabeth Berrington, Geoffrey Streatfeild, Stella Gonet, Derek Riddell, Jamie Glover, Adjoa Andoh, Sara Poyzer and Eddie Marsan. Track listing: 1 - Out of the Depths by Melissa Murray 2 - The Loop by Chris Harrald 3 - Bleeder by Ed Hime 4 - The Fly by Lynn Ferguson 5 - Connected by Melissa Murray 6 - Split the Atom by Lynn Ferguson 7 - The House on Pale Avenue by Richard Vincent 8 - Original Features by Christopher William Hill 9 - The Burial of Tom Nobody by Richard Vincent 10 - Louisa's by Amanda Whittington 11 - Night Terrors by Lizzie Nunnery

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Silence is My Mother Tongue Audiobook

Silence is My Mother Tongue

Author: Sulaiman Addonia Narrator: Adjoa Andoh Release Date: September 2020

On a hill overlooking a refugee camp in Sudan, a young man strings up bedsheets that, in an act of imaginative resilience, will serve as a screen in his silent cinema. From the cinema he can see all the comings and goings in the camp, especially those of two new arrivals: a girl named Saba, and her mute brother, Hagos.For these siblings, adapting to life in the camp is not easy. Saba mourns the future she lost when she was forced to abandon school, while Hagos, scorned for his inability to speak, must live vicariously through his sister. Both resist societal expectations by seeking to redefine love, sex, and gender roles in their lives, and when a businessman opens a shop and befriends Hagos, they cast off those pressures and make an unconventional choice.With this cast of complex, beautifully drawn characters, Sulaiman Addonia details the textures and rhythms of everyday life in a refugee camp and questions what it means to be an individual when one has lost all that makes a home or a future. Intimate and subversive, Silence Is My Mother Tongue dissects the ways society wages war on women and explores the stories we must tell to survive in a broken, inhospitable environment.

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Ogadinma Or, Everything Will Be Alright Audiobook

Ogadinma Or, Everything Will Be Alright

Author: Ukamaka Olisakwe Narrator: Adjoa Andoh Release Date: September 2020

A startling debut novel from a bold new voice in literary fiction. Ogadinma Or, Everything Will be All Right tells the story of the teenager Ogadinma as she battles against Nigeria's societal expectations in the 1980s. After a rape and unwanted pregnancy leave her exiled from her family in Kano, thwarting her plans to go to university, she is sent to her aunt's in Lagos and pressured into a marriage with an older man. When their whirlwind romance descends into abuse and indignity, Ogadinma is forced to channel her independence and resourcefulness to escape a fate that appears all but inevitable. Ogadinma, the UK debut by Ukamaka Olisakwe, introduces a heroine for whom it is impossible not to root, and announces the author as a gifted chronicler of the patriarchal experience. 'A stirring, unflinching novel that further cements Olisakwe as an important feminist voice.' ROB SPILLMAN Ukamaka Olisakwe is a Nigerian novelist, short story writer and screenwriter. In 2014 she was chosen as one of Sub-Saharan Africa's most promising writers under the age of 40 in Africa 39. Her writing has appeared in Catapult, the New York Times and The Rumpus. She wrote the screenplay for The Calabash, a Nigerian television series that premiered in 2015 on Africa Magic Showcase.

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Our Country's Good and The Recruiting Officer: Two BBc Radio full-cast dramatisations Audiobook

Our Country's Good and The Recruiting Officer: Two BBc Radio full-cast dramatisations

A BBC Radio double bill of Timberlake Wertenbaker’s award-winning drama about a group of 18th-century Australian convicts and their attempts to stage a play, plus the Restoration comedy that the prisoners put on Australia, 1789: A young lieutenant attempts to direct a cast of convicts in the first play ever to be staged in the country. But one of his actors is about to be hanged... Adapted from Thomas Keneally’s novel The Playmaker, Our Country’s Good tells the true story of the convicts and Marines sent to Australia as part of the first penal colony. An eloquent argument for the redemptive power of theatre, Wertenbaker’s classic drama celebrates the beauty of language – in the slang of the criminal classes and the poetry of the play – and at the same time examines how it is used as an instrument of power. In The Recruiting Officer, we hear the play that the prisoners staged. George Farquhar’s popular Restoration comedy is set in Shrewsbury during the War of the Spanish Succession, where wives are recruited while soldiers are wooed. During a lull in the fighting, the womanising Captain Plume comes to town to seduce soldiers into the army, and – if possible – recruit Silvia into marriage. These two captivating radio dramas star many of the same cast, including Paul Higgins, Ralph Ineson, Kate Fleetwood, Jonathan Forbes and Adjoa Andoh. Our Country’s Good Captain Arthur Philip – Nicholas Le Prevost Major Robbie Ross – Stuart McQuarrie Captain David Collins – Paul Moriarty Captain Watkin Tench – Adam Billington Captain Campbell – James Lailey 2nd Lieutenant Ralph Clark – Paul Higgins Reverend Johnson – Simon Bubb Midshipman Harry Brewer – Rikki Lawton Mary Brenham – Francine Chamberlain Robert Sideway – Adam James John Wisehammer – Elliot Levey Liz Morden – Kate Fleetwood Dabby Bryant – Alex Tregear John Arscott – Ralph Ineson Ketch Freeman – Jonathan Forbes Duckling Smith – Adjoa Andoh Produced and directed by Sally Avens Our Country’s Good © Timberlake Wertenbaker, 1988, 1989, 1999, 2015 Based on the novel The Playmaker by Thomas Keneally © 1978 The Serpentine Publishing Company Pty, published by Hodder & Stoughton and Sceptre Timberlake Wertenbaker has asserted her right under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 to be identified as the author of this work All rights reserved The Recruiting Officer Captain Plume – Paul Higgins Silvia – Lisa Dillon Sergeant Kite – Ralph Ineson Mr Worthy – Adam James Melinda – Kate Fleetwood Captain Brazen – Elliot Levey Rose – Alex Tregear Bullock – Simon Bubb Justice Balance – Jonathan Forbes Lucy – Adjoa Andoh Appletree – James Lailey Pearman – Adam Billington Bridewell– Rikki Lawton Justice Scale – Paul Moriaty Justice Scruple – Gerard McDermott Produced and directed by Jessica Dromgoole The Recruiting Officer by George Farquhar originally published in 1706

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Not So Stories Audiobook

Not So Stories

Once upon a time, Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories-fantastical yarns of wondrous creatures in faraway places-bewitched children across the world. But times change. Today, Kipling's writing tells us a different tale; of a love of Empire, and the troubling legacy of British colonialism. In Not So Stories, writers of colour from around the world reclaim these stories and remake them into something new. Something different. Something that belongs to us all. Including stories by Adiwijaya Iskandar, Joseph Elliott-Coleman, Raymond Gates, Stewart Hotston, Zina Hutton, Georgina Kamsika, Cassandra Khaw, Paul Krueger, Tauriq Moosa, Jeannette Ng, Ali Nouraei, Wayne Santos, Zedeck Siew and Achala Upendran, with illustrations by Woodrow Phoenix and a foreword by Nikesh Shukla. (P) Penguin Audio and Rebellion Publishing 2020

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Firewalkers Audiobook


Author: Adrian Tchaikovsky Narrator: Adjoa Andoh Release Date: June 2020

FIREWALKERS ARE BRAVE. FIREWALKERS ARE RESOURCEFUL. FIREWALKERS ARE EXPENDABLE. The Earth is burning. Nothing can survive at the Anchor; not without water and power. But the ultra-rich, waiting for their ride off the dying Earth? They can buy water. And thanks to their investment, the sun can provide power. But someone has to repair the solar panels when they fail, down in the deserts below. Kids like Mao, and Lupé, and Hotep; kids with brains and guts but no hope.The Firewalkers. (P) Penguin Audio and Rebellion Publishing 2020

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Gallowstree Lane Audiobook

Gallowstree Lane

Author: Kate London Narrator: Adjoa Andoh Release Date: March 2020

The new novel from former Met detective turned author Kate London, one of the rising stars of crime fiction. Please don't let me die. Please don't. When a teenage boy steps out of the shadows of Gallowstree Lane and asks a passer-by for help, it's already too late. His life is bleeding out on the London street. The murder threatens to derail Operation Perseus, a covert police investigation into the Eardsley Bluds, an organised criminal network. Detective Kieran Shaw can't and won't allow that to happen. But fifteen-year-old-Ryan has other ideas. He's witnessed the death of his best friend, and now he wants someone to pay ...As loyalties collide, a chain of events is triggered that threatens everyone with a connection to Gallowstree Lane. "The new rising star of crime fiction..." TONY PARSONS

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Cinders and Sparks: Goblins and Gold Audiobook

Cinders and Sparks: Goblins and Gold

Author: Lindsey Kelk Narrator: Adjoa Andoh, Cassandra Harwood, James Goode, Paul Panting Release Date: February 2020

In the third sensational and side-splitting Cinders & Sparks adventure, Cinders and her companions continue their quest to find Fairyland – but the scary Hunstman is close on their tail . . . Perfect for readers of 7-9 and fans of Shrek and Frozen. Cinders, her talking-dog, Sparks, a horse called Mouse, and Hansel (who accidentally – on purpose – ate some of a witch’s gingerbread house) continue their quest to find Fairyland. But even the bravest questers get hungry, and when the quartet stop at a market for lunch, calamity and chaos ensue. Cinders is kidnapped by a greedy goblin, Mouse is turned back into a mouse, and Cinders’s fairy godmother, Brian, pairs up with Prince Joderick to rescue her. Will Cinders escape the evil goblin? Will Sparks sing karaoke? Will the Huntsman find and capture them? The answers are: yes, not really and kind of.

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The Sisters Grimm Audiobook

The Sisters Grimm

Author: Menna Van Praag Narrator: Adjoa Andoh Release Date: February 2020

Brought to you by Penguin. 'Vividly drawn, evocative and complex, The Sisters Grimm is both absorbing and beautiful - a great achievement' Bridget Collins, bestselling author of The Binding There are hundreds, possibly thousands, of sisters Grimm on Earth. You may well be one of them, though you might never know it. You think you’re ordinary. You never suspect that you’re stronger than you seem, braver than you feel or greater than you imagine. But I hope that by the time you finish this tale, you’ll start listening to the whispers that speak of unknown things, the signs that point in unseen directions and the nudges that suggest unimagined possibilities. I hope too that you’ll discover your own magnificence, your own magic . . . This is the story of four sisters Grimm – daughters born to different mothers on the same day, each born out of bright-white wishing and black-edged desire. They found each other at eight years-old, were separated at thirteen and now, at nearly eighteen, it is imperative that they find each other once again. In thirty-three days they will meet their father in Everwhere. Only then will they discover who they truly are, and what they can truly do. Then they must fight to save their lives and the lives of the ones they love. Three will live, one will die. You’ll have to read on to find out who and why… © Menna Van Praag 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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Can't Tell Nathan Caton Nothing: The Complete Series 1-3 Audiobook

Can't Tell Nathan Caton Nothing: The Complete Series 1-3

Can't Tell Nathan Caton Nothing tells the story of young, up-and-coming comedian Nathan Caton, who becomes the first in his family to graduate from University - only to opt for a career in comedy - much to his family's annoyance who want him to get a 'proper job' using his architecture degree. Can Nathan persuade his family to support his career choice? Janet a.k.a. Mum is probably the kindest and most lenient of the disappointed family members. At the end of the day she just wants the best for her son. However, she'd also love to brag and show her son off to her friends, but with Nathan only telling jokes for a living that's kind of hard to do. Martin a.k.a. Dad works in the construction industry and was looking forward to his son joining him to work together in the same field. But now Nathan has blown that dream out of the window Martin feels he has to get Nathan back into getting a real job. Grandma cannot believe Nathan turned down architecture for comedy. She didn't leave the paradise in the West Indies and came to the freezing United Kingdom for a better life so that her grandson could 'tell jokes!' How can her grandson go on stage and use foul language and filthy material... it's not the good Christian way! So with all this going on in the household what will Nathan do? Will he persevere and follow his dreams? Or will he give in to his family's interference? Or will he finally leave home?! This is the complete collection containing all three series - each episode is designed to show the criticism, interference and rollercoaster ride that Nathan endures from his family as he pursues his career against their wishes. The series is a mix of Nathan's stand-up intercut with scenes from his family life. Starring Nathan Caton as Nathan, Can't Tell Nathan Caton Nothing also stars Mona Hammond, Adjoa Andoh, Curtis Walker and Don Gilét. Written by: Nathan Caton Additional material by: Ola and Maff Brown Script Editor: James Kettle Producer: Katie Tyrrell.

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Cinders and Sparks: Fairies in the Forest Audiobook

Cinders and Sparks: Fairies in the Forest

Author: Lindsey Kelk Narrator: Adjoa Andoh, Cassandra Harwood, James Goode, Paul Panting Release Date: October 2019

In this second hilarious Cinders and Sparks adventure, our chaotic comedy duo head for Fairyland to find Cinders's mother - and get more than they bargained for . . . Perfect for readers of 7-9 and fans of Shrek and Frozen. Cinders and her talking dog Sparks are on the run, in the Deep Dark Forest, after Cinders performed magic at the castle and made everyone think she was a witch. The hapless Hansel is on the run with them, but only because he ate some of an actual witch's gingerbread house and she got cross. If they can reach Fairyland, maybe they'll all be safe. In the forest they will find three bears, a multitude of ridiculous adventures and one woman called Rapunzel in a tower. But Rapunzel may not be what she seems... Will Hansel eat the three bears' porridge? Will Sparks offer useless advice at every turn? Will Brian the fairy godmother appear and actually help for once? The answers are: yes, yes and no.

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